cosmic evolution

ESA's Euclid Mission is Off to Explore the Dark Universe

The Euclid space telescope, the ESA's next-generation astrophysics mission, was successfully launched to space!

11 months ago

The First Light in the Universe Helps Build a Dark Matter Map

The Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) collaboration used years of cosmic microwave background data to create a new map of Dark…

1 year ago

Warm Carbon Increased Suddenly in the Early Universe. Made by the First Stars?

New research shows that carbon was more abundant in the early Universe than previously thought, a find that could have…

1 year ago

Supermassive Black Holes Formed Directly out of Enormous Streams of Cold gas

New research shows that distant quasars were born in the cold dark of turbulent gas.

2 years ago

A new Simulation of the Universe Contains 60 Trillion Particles, the Most Ever

Using new simulation suite, a team of scientists were able to conduct the largest set of cosmological simulations ever!

3 years ago

A Dark Matter map of our Local Cosmic Neighborhood

A new simulation by a team of astrophysicists has resulted in the most detailed 3D map of the cosmic web,…

3 years ago

An Extreme Simulation of the Universe’s First Stars

An international team of astronomers has conducted an extreme simulation that modeled what the formation of the first stars looked…

4 years ago

There’s a Black Hole With 34 Billion Times the Mass of the Sun, Eating Roughly a Star Every Day

In the 1960s, astronomers began theorizing that there might be black holes in the Universe that are so massive -…

4 years ago

Rare “Ring Galaxy” Seen in the Early Universe

Astronomers have discovered a collisional ring galaxy that existed when the Universe was just 3 billion years old, a find…

4 years ago

Astronomers See the Farthest Galaxy Group Ever Found, When the Universe was Only 5% of its Current Age

Using data from multiple telescopes, an international team of astronomers has identified the most distant galaxy group to date -…

4 years ago